601

Date: 
Oct 23, 1971 - Oct 26, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 601-1 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:00 am and 8:30 am Location: Oval Office An unknown person talked with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 8:30 am.
Conversation No. 601-2 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:30 am and 8:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 201-2 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 8:52 am.
Conversation No. 601-3 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:30 am and 8:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. US foreign policy speech -The President's trips to Moscow and Peking -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR], People's Republic of China [PRC] Distribution of copies of the material the President had just dictated Bull left at an unknown time before 8:52 am.
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 601-4 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:30 am and 8:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Request for meeting with Charles W. Colson Bull left at an unknown time before 8:52 am.
Conversation No. 601-5 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: 8:52 am - 8:54 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Charles W. Colson -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Bull left at 8:54 am.
Conversation No. 601-6 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: 9:18 am - 9:35 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. US foreign relations
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-6 (cont.)
-United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan's expulsion -William P. Rogers -Presidential telephone calls -Morocco -Mexico -Content of possible telephone call -Morocco -Content of possible telephone call -Italy -Haig's conversation with Graham A. Martin -Content of possible telephone call -Henry A. Kissinger -Schedule -Discussion of talks with People's Republic of China [PRC] leaders -Press arrangements -Dwight L. Chapin -State Department -"Two China" Policy -PRC -Rogers -US-Japanese relations -John B. Connally -The President's meeting with Nobusuke Kishi -Haig's conversation with Peter G. Peterson -Okinawa -Currency issues -George P. Shultz -Paul A. Volcker -Haig’s conversation with Peterson -Kishi -The President’s previous conversation -Okinawa -Connally's trip -Tokyo -Length -Kishi -US ambassador to Japan -Connally compared to Rogers -Purpose -US ambassador -UN vote on Taiwan's expulsion
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-6 (cont.)
-Kissinger -Schedule -Possibilities Public relations for the President's activities -Rogers -Price Board -UN vote on Taiwan’s expulsion -The President’s position US foreign relations -UN vote on Taiwan's expulsion -The President's position -Adam Malik -US activities -Haig’s view -US efforts -Greece -Israel -African nations -The President’s position Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:18 am. Charles W. Colson Bull left at an unknown time before 9:35 am. US foreign policy -UN vote on Taiwan -African nations -Latin American nations -The President’s position -Botswana -England -Canada -Italy -Laos -Department of State role -Colson -Statement for Gerald R. Ford and Hugh Scott
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-6 (cont.)
-African nations -PRC -UN -US membership -The President’s view Haig left at 9:35 am.
Conversation No. 601-7 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: 9:36 am - 11:09 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles W. Colson. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 14s ]
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Economy -News summary -Colson's survey -Phase II -Money supply The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:36 am and 9:44 am. [Conversation No. 601-7A]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 12-99] [End of telephone conversation] Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:36 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with governors -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Bull left at an unknown time before 10:04 am. -John A. Love -William G. Milliken -Possible press statement -Love -Colson’s draft -Milliken Supreme Court appointments -The President's televised speech, October 21, 1971 -Size -Impact -Press -Dan Rather's comments on Supreme Court appointments -Richard A. Moore -John N. Mitchell -Robert C. Byrd -Richard H. Poff -Moore -Time, Newsweek -The President's role in announcements -The President’s decision -Colson’s efforts -Televised audience for the President's speech Public relations efforts -Edith Efron's book -Sales -Colson’s report
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
-White House efforts -Publicity The President talked with Charles W. Sandman, Jr. between 9:44 am and 9:45 am. [Conversation No. 601-7B] [See Conversation No. 12-100] [End of telephone conversation] Sandman -The President’s view -Support for the President -Charles H. Percy Percy -Rose Mary Woods -Letter to the President -The President’s policy -Supreme Court nomination -Percy’s views -The President’s view -Colson
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 9:45 am.
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9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:04 am. US foreign relations -United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan expulsion -Statements by Hugh Scott and Gerald R. Ford -Haig -African nations -Ford’s comments -UN Polls -Circulation -Colson’s role -Washington Post -Gallup poll -Harris poll -Trial heats -Colson's possible efforts -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Senators and Congressmen -Gallup poll -Harris -White House staff -Congress -Clark MacGregor -Robert J. Dole -Colson's conversations -Ford, Scott -George H. Gallup -Dole -Harris poll -Colson’s efforts -Edward M. Kennedy -George Meany -Edmund S. Muskie’s reaction -President’s knowledge -Packaging of poll information
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10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
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Press -News summaries -Book by Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak -1960, 1962, 1968 campaigns -Possible White House response -"Today Show" -Victor Lasky -Possible comments by White House staff -Evans and Novak -The President’s view -John F. Osborne -Peter Lisagor -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Robert H. Finch -Donald H. Rumsfeld -William L. Safire -Planted stories -[Forename unknown] Pearson -Wall Street Journal -Story on Colson -Ronald L. Ziegler -Access to White House staff -Los Angeles Times reporter -Lisagor -Pearson -Administration attitude toward enemies Supreme Court appointments -Press -Moore -Stories
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
-Interest -Time, Newsweek -Wire service reports -Administration's reaction -American Bar Association [ABA] -Lewis F. Powell -William H. Rehnquist -United Press International [UPI], Associated Press [AP] -Mildred L. Lillie, Herschel H. Friday -Rehnquist, Powell Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:45 am. The President's schedule -Governors -Love -Schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 10:04 am. Supreme Court nominees -Leaks to media -John N. Mitchell -ABA -Lawrence E. Walsh's office -Richard H. Poff -Rehnquist -Media views -Barry M. Goldwater -The President’s view -Television coverage -ABA -Press -Lillie -White House efforts -Clement F. Haynesworth, G. Harrold Carswell -Attacks by liberals -Mitchell -Effect in south -Powell -South
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
-James J. Kilpatrick
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An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 9:45 am. Removal of object The unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:04 am. Supreme Court appointments -Possible poll Colson left and Warren E. Hearnes, Marvin Mandel, Dale Bumpers, William G. Milliken, Stanley K. Hathaway, David Hall, Charles Byerly, Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and members of the press entered at 10:04 am. Greetings Football -Joe Ferguson -Future -University of Arkansas team Seating arrangement Press left at an unknown time before 11:04 am. Trip to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] and Romania by governors -Nicolae Ceausescu
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
-Aleksei N. Kosygin -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Reception -View of countries -State Department -Briefings -Governors views -Haig -Romanian -UN ambassador -State Department briefings -Governors views -Nikita S. Khrushchev -Meeting with the President in 1959 -Romania -Ceauscescu -US Ambassador -Kosygin -Canada -Demonstrations -The President's forthcoming trip -USSR -Return delegation visit -Security arrangements -State Department -Haig -Haldeman -Executive Protection Service -Ambassadors and embassies -UN -Head of State visitors -Secret Service -The President's schedule -Moscow, Peking -Security -Compared to Washington, DC -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Emigree groups -Hungarians -State police -St. Louis, Detroit
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
-Aircraft -Size of group -Hotels in USSR -Interpreters -Role of governors -Announcement of the President's forthcoming visit -Impact -The President's visit in 1967 -[James] Harold Wilson -Charles A.J.M. de Gaulle -Kurt G. Kiesinger -USSR -Kosygin -American press -Soviet-American exchanges -The President’s visit to Moscow -Khrushchev -Kosygin -Lyndon B. Johnson -Governors’ contacts with the people -Détente -Jews -Crime -Leningrad -Soviet ballet -Treatment of performers in USSR -Romanians -Kosygin -Meeting with Governors -Preparations for Summit meeting -Vietnam -Middle East -Soviet interests -Middle East -Egypt -Vietnam -Support for North Vietnam -Jews -Emigration -Education -Expense to the State
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
-Anti-Semitism -USSR -Poland -Karl Marx -David Ben-Gurion -Middle east -Egypt -Israel -USSR interests -Joseph V. Stalin -Alleged Jewish doctors' plot -Religion in USSR -Synagogues -Youth -Jews -Assimilation -Protestants -Catholics -Feelings of soviet people toward War -World War II -Effect -The President's previous conversation with unknown man in Alma Ata [Almety] -World War I -Casualties -Paul Von Hindenburg -Erich F. W. Ludendorff -Leningrad -Germans -American assistance to USSR during World War II -Losses -Possible governor’s response -Kosygin -Ceausescu -Governors view -The President’s view -Romania -Sovereignty -Trade -Vietnam War -Flood relief
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
-US assistance -Trade -Maurice H. Stans -Ceausescu -The President’s view -Relationship with US and USSR -Trade status -Flood relief -US assistance -Vietnam War -Ceausescu’s conversation with the governors -Prisoners of war [POWs] Vietnam war -Casualties -Negotiations -POWs -Vietnamization of conflict -Thailand -Bombing -North Vietnam -Laos -Cambodia -Effect on negotiations -POWs -Domestic opinion -Lists -Romania The Governors’s trip to USSR and Romania -Ceauscescu -Kosygin Khrushchev -Trip to Vienna -American press -Nicolai A. Bulganin -John Foster Dulles -The President’s view Soviet leaders
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
Chinese Soviets -Leadership -Compared with Americans -Ages -Kosygin -Brezhnev -Compared with Chinese -Mao Tse-tung -Chou En-lai Romania Communism -People’s Republic of China [PRC] and USSR -Attitudes -Differences -Negotiations with US -Arms control -Trade -US foreign policy -Middle East -European Security Conference -Negotiating strategy -The President’s position -Forthcoming negotiations -USSR -PRC Governors' visit -Value -Haig -POWs -The President’s view -Public relations efforts -Briefing for the President -USSR -Romania -Leadership report
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
-Attitude of Soviets toward the trip -Recommendations -Possible trip to PRC -Value of exchanges -Composition of the governors group -Members of Congress -Possible reception for Communist leaders -Soviets -US foreign relations -Contacts with Soviets -Objectives -Possible statement by governor -Language -Governors' reception -Possible welcome for foreign leaders Gift presentations Health -Governors -The President Football game Farewells Governor Hearnes, et al. left at 11:04 am. The President's schedule -Previous meeting with governors -The President’s view UN vote on Taiwan's expulsion -Forthcoming telephone calls -Interpreter -Logistics -Mexico Haig left at 11:09 am.
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 601-8 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:09 am and 11:14 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?] and Stephen B. Bull.
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Sanchez [?] left at an unknown time before 11:14 am. UN vote on Taiwan’s expulsion -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Interpreter -Luis Echeverria Alvarez Bull left at an unknown time before 11:14 am.
Conversation No. 601-9 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:09 am and 11:14 am Location: Oval Office
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-8 (cont.)
The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Seating arrangement -Interpreter Telephone calls Bull left at an unknown time before 11:14 am.
Conversation No. 601-10 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:09 am and 11:14 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Richard A. Moore Bull left at an unknown time before 11:14 am.
Conversation No. 601-11 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:09 am and 11:14 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Richard A. Moore Bull left at an unknown time before 11:14 am.
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 601-12 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: 11:14 am - 11:51 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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[The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 11:14 am and 11:18 am] [Conversation No. 601-12A] [See Conversation No. 12-101] [End of telephone conversation] [The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon between 11:18 am and 11:19 am] [Conversation No. 601-12B] [See Conversation No. 12-102; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation]
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Supreme Court appointments
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-12 (cont.)
-Women appointees -Mrs. Nixon’s speech to Republic Women Conference -Lawyers -Comparison to Germany -John N. Mitchell The President’s schedule -Elmer H. Bobst -“Dodo” Momdouha (As-Sayyid) Bobst Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:19 am. The President's schedule -Richard A. Moore -Telephone calls Bull left at an unknown time before 11:22 am. Forthcoming social event Typewriter used for the President's speeches -Radio Richard A. Moore entered at 11:21 am. The President's schedule -Telephone call -President of Mexico Woods left at 11:22 am. The President's Supreme Court announcements -Charles W. Colson -Media reaction -Dan Rather -The President’s decision -William French Smith -Richard G. Kleindienst -Frank M. Johnson -William H. Mulligan -Howard H. Baker, Jr.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-12 (cont.)
-Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -Time magazine -Newsweek magazine -Moore's recollection -Method of the President's decision -Herschel H. Friday -John N. Mitchell -Mildred L. Lillie -Name selections -Lawrence E. Walsh -Leaks -American Bar Association [ABA] -Leaks -Mitchell -Wall Street Journal -Unnamed female reporter -The President’s statement on television -Reasons -The media -Lillie and Friday -ABA -Effect on media -The President's decision-making process Alexander P. Butterfield, Alexander M. Haig, Jr., and Donald F. Barnes entered at 11:30 am. The President's schedule -Telephone calls Butterfield left at 11:30 am. The President's Supreme Court nominations -Moore's discussions -Associated Press [AP], United Press International [UPI] -Time, Newsweek -AP, UPI -Moore's conversation with DeVan L. Shumway The President talked with Luis Echeverria between 11:31 am and 11:43 am. [Conversation No. 601-12C]
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-12 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 12-103] [End of telephone conversation] Translator's work Barnes left at 11:43 am. United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan expulsion -US-Mexican relations -William P. Rogers -Italy -Forthcoming election -Compared with Mexico -Morocco Haig left at an unknown time before 11:51 am. The President's Supreme Court appointments -Ronald L. Ziegler -Colson -Decision-making process -Attorney General -People under consideration -Media's activities -Nominees -William H. Rehnquist -Edmund S. Muskie, Edward M. Kennedy -Possible response of media -Need for confidentiality in decision-making -Moore's telephone call from Potter Stewart -Reaction -Supreme Court -Case load -Types of cases Forthcoming UN vote on Taiwan -Ireland -Airlines
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-12 (cont.)
Moore left at 11:51 am.
Conversation No. 601-13 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: 11:51 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-104]
Conversation No. 601-14 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: 11:53 am - 11:54 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 12-105; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 601-15 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:54 am and 11:59 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-15 (cont.)
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:59 am.
Conversation No. 601-16 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:54 am and 11:59 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. The President's schedule
Conversation No. 601-17 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:59 am and 12:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull, Alexander M. Haig and Alec G. Tourmayan. Telephone call difficulties Briefcase
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-17 (cont.)
The President talked with King Hassan II between 11:59 am and 12:08 pm [Conversation No. 601-17a] [See Conversation No. 12-106; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation] Tourmayan left at 12:08 pm. Forthcoming United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan -The President's direct role -Ambassadors -Role -Secretary of State -The President’ view -Mexico -Haig’s assessment -King Hassan II -US efforts -“Two China” Policy -People's Republic of China [PRC] -William P. Rogers -Morocco -Botswana -US foreign aid -The President’s view -Haig’s view -US Ambassador -Haig’s view -Rogers -Mexico -The President's conversation with King Hassan II Henry A. Kissinger -Schedule Haig left at 12:14 pm. The President's schedule
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-17 (cont.)
-Camp David
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Bull left at an unknown time before 12:17 pm.
Conversation No. 601-18 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: 12:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-107]
Conversation No. 601-19 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:17 pm and 12:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown chief petty officer.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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The unknown chief petty officer left at an unknown time before 12:21 pm.
Conversation No. 601-20 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:17 pm and 12:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown chief petty officer.
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The unknown chief petty officer left at an unknown time before 12:21 pm.
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-20 (cont.)
Conversation No. 601-21 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:17 pm and 12:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Charles W. Colson's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:21 pm.
Conversation No. 601-22 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:17 pm and 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. [Unintelligible] Request for Alexander P. Butterfield Bull left at an unknown time before 12:21 pm. Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Schedule -Andrews Air Force Base -Arrival time -Cabinet members -State Department -White House staff -Old Executive Office Building [OEOB] staff -David C. (“Roger”) Hoopes
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-22 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Vice President Butterfield left and Charles C. Colson entered at 12:21 pm. Supreme Court nominees -The President's conversation with Richard A. Moore -Moore's conversation with newsmen -Herbert G. Klein -Colson’s conversation with Moore -Press -Mary McGrory -Dan Rather -Commentary -Herschel H. Friday -Mildred L. Lillie -Colson's conversation with Moore -Rather -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Richard S. Salant's memorandum to news chief -Marvin L. Kalb -Warren E. Burger -The President's decision-making process The President's schedule The President and Colson left at 12:25 pm.
Conversation No. 601-23 Date: October 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:25 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown person talked with an unknown person.
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-22 (cont.)
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Conversation No. 601-24 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:10 pm and 12:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -William P. Rogers Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:15 pm.
Conversation No. 601-25 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:10 pm and 12:25 pm
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Affirmative responses
Conversation No. 601-26 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:10 pm and 12:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Delivery of material The President's schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:15 pm.
Conversation No. 601-27 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-108]
Conversation No. 601-28
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-26 (cont.)
Date: October 25, 1971 Time: 12:15 pm - 12:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See Conversation No. 12-109; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 12:15 pm. [Unintelligible] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:17 pm. [End of telephone conversation]
Conversation No. 601-29 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:17 pm and 12:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-110]
Conversation No. 601-30 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: 12:20 pm - 12:31 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with William P. Rogers. [See Conversation No. 12-111; seven items have been withdrawn from the conversation]
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 601-31 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:31 pm and 12:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Ehrlichman's schedule
Conversation No. 601-32 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:31 pm and 12:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods.
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Conversation No. 601-33 Date: October 25, 1971
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 12:35 pm - 2:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. [Transcript #1: A transcript of the following portion of the conversation may be found in RG 460, pp. 1-10] Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:35 pm during the transcribed portion. Bull left at an unknown time before 2:08 pm during the transcribed portion. Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 12:35 pm during the transcribed portion. Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:08 pm during the transcribed portion.
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[End of transcribed portion] Media relations -Backgrounders -The President’s view -Kissinger -Ehrlichman -Ronald L. Ziegler -Kissinger -Purpose -Rogers C. B. Morton -Statement
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-33 (cont.)
-Walter J. Hickel -Ehrlichman’s view Department of Interior -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Title insurance -Miami Herald -Everglades National Park -Bid solicitations -Allegation of Presidential interference -Miami Herald article -Robert J. Hitt -Morton -Hitt’s and Morton’s efforts [Transcript #2: A transcript of the following portion of the conversation may be found in RG 460, pp. 1-10] [End of transcribed portion] Taxes Possible proposal -Value Added Tax [VAT] -Income brackets -Federal budget -Education -Property taxes -Wilbur D. Mills -Aid to parochial schools -Election concerns -Aid to parochial schools -Catholics Ehrlichman's domestic agenda -Employment -Crime -Environment -Research and development -Aged -Vietnam veterans -Needs -Economy
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-33 (cont.)
-Education -National Education Association [NEA] -Ghetto schools -Aid to parochial schools -Congress -Catholic bishops -John B. Connally -John A. Volpe -Elliot L. Richardson -Mitchell -Connally and Mitchell -Charles W. Colson -Patrick J. Buchanan -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Leonard Garment -Buchanan -Aid to parochial schools -John P. Sears -Robert J. Dole, Gerald R. Ford -John J. Rhodes -Hoover -Tax -Education -Colson -Louis P. Harris Mills -Textiles -Revenue sharing -Possible political agenda -Effect on policies Special revenue sharing Government reorganization Welfare reform -Ehrlichman's schedule -Russell B. Long -Wallace F. Bennett -Abraham A. Ribicoff
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-33 (cont.)
-Long -Proposals -Social Security -Connally -Ribicoff -House Resolution [HR] 1 -Eugene S. Cowen -Administration position -Revenue sharing -Connally -Ehrlichman's staff -Springfield, Illinois Economy -Connally -Schedule -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Paul W. McCracken, Peter G. Peterson, George P. Shultz -Peterson -Paul A. Volcker -Connally, Shultz, McCracken, Kissinger -Connally’s role -Surcharge -Kissinger -William P. Rogers -Connally's schedule -Possible meeting with Ehrlichman -Japanese -Peterson -The President’s view -Maurice H. Stans -Connally -Monetary affairs -Surcharge -Kissinger -The President’s view -Department of Treasury -Federal Reserve -International economic policy -Surcharge -Dollar float
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-33 (cont.)
-Shultz -Connally -Staff work -Peterson -Possible role -Connally -Arthur F. Burns -Surcharge -Peterson -National Security Council [NSC] -Domestic Council -Kissinger -Connally -Rogers -Connally -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Peterson’s role -Department of Treasury
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-Shultz -Connally -Peterson -The President's schedule -Peterson -Connally -Burns -Burns
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-33 (cont.)
-Volcker -Shultz -Peterson -Peterson -Connally -Shultz -Connally -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, Kissinger, Ehrlichman Personnel -Possible cuts -Narcotics staff -Peace Corps -Public broadcasting -Congress -John W. Macy, Jr. -Possible management changes -Macy -Washington Post -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Department of Transportation Environment -US lawsuit -Ford Motor Company -Clean air -Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] -Justice Department
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42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-33 (cont.)
Robert C. Byrd -Letter to the President -School busing and integration -Possible conversation with the President Ehrlichman's schedule -School busing -Meeting, October 26, 1971 -Mitchell, Connally, the President, Colson, Ehrlichman -Polls -Democrats Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:35 pm. The President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:08 pm. Economy -Peterson -Shultz -Stans -Commerce Secretary [Forename unknown] Allen Cabinet -Clifford M. Hardin -Successor as Secretary of Agriculture -Bryce N. Harlow -Clarence D. Palmby -Ehrlichman’s view -Henry L. Bellmon -John C. Whitaker -Mitchell -Louis B. Nunn -The President’s view -Harlow’s view
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-33 (cont.)
-Ehrlichman’s view -Clint Murchison -Tobacco -Connally -Palmby -Earl L. Butz -Benson -Ehrlichman’s view Post Office -Winton M. (“Red”) Blount -Staff -Sperry-Rand employee -Board of governors -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Magazines -Subsidies -Readers Digest -The President's schedule -Ehrlichman's meeting with Lewis -Proposal
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Economy -Rumsfeld -Press Secretary of Agriculture possibility -Albert H. Quie
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-33 (cont.)
-William J. Scherle -US House of Representatives -Press coverage -H. R. Gross -The President’s view
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-Rhodes -Farmers -Experience -Governors School busing -Congress -Courts -William H. Rehnquist -Hugo L. Black Administration's forthcoming concerns -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -War in Vietnam -Busing -Veterans -Welfare mothers -Environment -Revenue sharing
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-33 (cont.)
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Ehrlichman's schedule -Taxes -Buchanan Ehrlichman left at 2:08 pm.
Conversation No. 601-37 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:08 pm and 2:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule The President and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:10 pm.
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 601-34 Date: October 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:10 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. The President's location The unknown people left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.
Conversation No. 601-35 Date: October 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:35 am and 8:49 am Location: Oval Office The President spoke with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-129]
Conversation No. 601-36/602-1 Date: October 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:35 am and 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Haldeman's schedule -Disneyworld -Ceremony -Haldeman -Roy O. Disney
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-36/602-1 (cont.)
-Press coverage The President spoke with William P. Rogers between 8:49 am and 8:55 am. [Conversation No. 601-36/602-1A] [See Conversation No. 12-130] [End of telephone conversation] Rogers The President's schedule -Labor meeting -Henry A. Kissinger -John B. Connally -Forthcoming Congressional testimony -Budget meeting -Kissinger -Rogers -Timing -Options The President spoke with White House operator. [Conversation No. 601-36/602-1B] [See Conversation No. 12-131] The President conferred with Haldeman during the telephone call. The President's schedule -Rogers -Kissinger Haldeman spoke with Rogers. [End of telephone conversation] North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Ambassadorial appointment
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-36/602-1 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Kissinger and Rogers -Press statement -The President’s trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Length Kissinger’s trip to PRC -Secretarial staff The President's forthcoming trip to the PRC -Female staff -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Dwight L. Chapin -Hangchow -Mrs. Nixon -Rose Mary Woods -Press -Kissinger’s trip -Secretaries -Logistics -Mrs. Nixon -Press coverage -Adele (Langston) Rogers -Mrs. Nixon -Press coverage -The President's role in approval of personnel -Secret Service -Military staff -White House staff -Press corps -Mrs. Nixon -Staff -Constance M. Stuart -Ronald L. Ziegler -J. Bruce Whelihan -Requirements -Woods -Assignment -Kissinger -Zosimo T. Monzon
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-36/602-1 (cont.)
-Kissinger -Staff -Rogers -Secretarial staff -Adele Rogers -Arrival -Mrs. Nixon -Mrs. Chou En-Lai -Secret Service -Mrs. Nixon -Press coverage -The President’s view -Francis Lewine -Press -John A. Scali -Television crews -The President’s view -The President's role in approval of personnel -Theodore H. (“Teddy”) White -Time-Life magazine -Possible effect -Ziegler -Scali Patrick J. Buchanan -Schedule -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -PRC trip -Effect The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William L. Safire -Buchanan -Safire -USSR trip -Speechwriters -Buchanan -White House staff attendance -Kissinger -Memorandum by Haldeman
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 601-36/602-1 (cont.)
-Chapin -Chinese position on ground station -Networks -Western Union, International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] Company The President's schedule -Kissinger Kissinger -Press contacts -Backgrounders -The President’s view Administration press contacts -Ziegler -Backgrounders -The President’s view -The President's conversation with John D. Ehrlichman The President's schedule -National Security Council [NSC] -Rogers -United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan -Countries -Meetings with the President -African nations This conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 10:00 am; it is continued on reel 602.